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ZOOM Q8 HD Video Camera and Audio Recorder

by ZOOM
Save $50.00
Original price $449.99
Current price $399.99
SKU ZQ8

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Product Info 

Just think of the possibilities with the ZOOM Q8 HD Video Camera with built-in Four–Track Audio Recorder You’ve never seen — or heard — anything like it. The Q8 marries high-definition video with high-resolution audio, making it the perfect camera for video creators everywhere.  You can also connect it to a computer as a webcam to livestream.

  • Use as a 720p webcam on PC or Mac Computers
  • Use as an audio interface (not video) on tablets as well
  • Or, you can record even higher resolution HD video to the internal SD card (*sold separately)
  • Webcam function is for computers only (not mobile devices)

Not only that, but the Q8 has two audio input jacks onboard, so you can connect a wireless mic system and a music player and capture direct sound for virtual fitness classes. 

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Product highlights:

  • Item Weight 9.1 ounces
  • Product Dimensions 8.9 x 2.8 x 8.1 inches
  • Records directly to SD, SDHC, and SDXC card (sold separately), up to 128GB
  • High-quality 160° wide-angle lens with selectable viewing angles (F2.0/16.6mm)
  • Includes detachable stereo X/Y microphone (XYQ-8)
  • Full-color rotating LCD touchscreen
  • Support for five HD video modes, up to 2304 x 1296 pixels (3M HD), as well as two WVGA modes (HD modes not available in Webcam mode)
  • Frame rates of up to 60fps for capturing fast action video and slow motion playback
  • Self-timer
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Webcam function is for computers only (not mobile devices)
  • USB mic function for use with external devices such as computers and iPads (Apple Camera Connection Kit required)
  • View the User Manual for setup and tech information

Here’s what comes included with the Q8:

  • Detachable stereo X/Y microphone capsule (XYQ-8)
  • Foam windscreen
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • USB cable (50 cm)
  • Tripod to three-prong action camera mount adapter
  • Lens cover
  • Lens hood
  • Strap
  • Operation manual
  • Note: SD Card not included

More Info

Complete compatibility for total versatility.

  • Records video in MOV format (with or without audio)
  • Records audio in AAC and WAV formats, up to 24-bit/96k
  • Up to four tracks of simultaneous audio recording
  • Two mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors, each with phantom power and -20dB pad
  • Analog-style gain controls for each input
  • Built-in audio mixer
  • Stereo link function
  • Supplied foam windscreen and low-cut filter for the elimination of low-frequency noise and rumble
  • Dedicated Headphone output/Line out
  • Built-in speaker for fast monitoring
  • HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs
  • USB interface for live streaming and data transfer to and from computer editing software
  • Direct monitoring for zero latency during use as a USB mic
  • Compatible with USTREAM Producer, Flash Live Media Encorder, Skype, and other popular streaming applications
  • SD card reader function (SD card sold separately)
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery (chargeable via USB or optional AC adapter)
  • Battery life of more than 2 hours
  • Built-in standard tripod mount
  • Includes tripod-to-three-prong converter for compatibility with all action camera mounts

The Total Package Easy to use and full-featured.
The Q8 offers a large full-color LCD touchscreen for ease of use, along with a wealth of advanced features. Dual combo XLR/TRS inputs allow the connection of external microphones and line-level sources, and a built-in speaker and stereo Headphone/Line Out jack provide audio monitoring; there’s even an HDMI output for video monitoring.

Its high-quality 160-degree wide-angle lens and flexible mounting options mean that you can shoot high-def video anywhere you go. Plus there’s a USB output that allows the Q8 to be interconnected with your computer so you can use it with your favorite streaming software.